Northampton disappointed by Burrell’s comments on facing racial abuse

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Northampton disappointed by Burrell’s comments on facing racial abuse

  • The 32-year-old played for Leeds, Sail, Northampton and Newcastle before moving to Leicester Tigers.
  • “The club condemns all forms of segregation and approaches Luther to offer our help and applaud his fearlessness in standing up.

Northampton Saints said they were “disappointed and disappointed” to read comments from Luther Burrell, a past England community.

The comment was about the blatant abuse he faced during the course of his business and he condemned all forms of segregation.

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Northampton CEO Mark Durban said Monday: “Everyone at Northampton Saints was disappointed and horrified to read Luther Burrell’s comments…

“The club condemns all forms of segregation and approaches Luther to offer our help and applaud his fearlessness in standing up.

“During our discussion we were comforted that Luther did not face any racial abuse during his time there.

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The club will continue with its continued work to ensure that Franklin Gardens remains a comprehensive environment for all Northampton players, staff and associates.

Durban said the club had also welcomed Burrell, who had scored 15 covers for England, to contribute to the diversity and inclusion projects being reported by his local area and business staff at his Franklin Gardens in the future. to return to the area.